Tag Archives: QRP

KX1 to the Field

This post is all about ham radio, the great outdoors and being thrifty (cheap). No computers were harmed in the making of this post. Having recovered from blog-block after documenting the simple transmitter, I am just back from Lobstercon again … Continue reading

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Tanked.

This post is the last in a series about building a vintage tube transmitter. All ham radio, not a smidge of Linux. The most exciting, and anxiety provoking moment in a homebrew project is the “smoke test.” That moment when … Continue reading

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You can’t get there from here.

Still in an intense ham radio frame of mind, Linux is waiting… I have spent a surprisingly large amount of time trying to figure out the physical layout for point to point wiring of my tube transmitter. Deciding where the … Continue reading

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Above all else, do no harm.

Just ham radio in this post. 100% linux free this time. It is deep winter, and as always I am obsessed with building small radios in my warm, indoor workshop. This year there is a bit of a twist, as … Continue reading

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There are lobsters in the woods.

This post is about 98% ham radio, and 2% Linux. Jump to the bottom for the Linux related stuff. I got to participate this past summer in a really excellent ham radio event. This event is of interest to anyone … Continue reading

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You probably already know this.

I expect that most people looking at this blog have some familiarity with amateur (ham) radio, and will therefore be familiar with the term QRP. You will see QRP mentioned a lot in my blog. On the other hand, you … Continue reading

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